Finding itself among a handful of European Union nations still with a state-controlled textbook market, Slovakia, says parliament member Branislav Gröhling, must change.
Spain’s publishers say they sold €58 million in books to the Mexican market alone in 2017, making Latin America ‘the first destination outside our borders.’
‘We’re driven by a love of what we do,’ Dar Onboz’s Nadine Touma says, as the Lebanese publishing house pursues its concept of ‘books as a tool for change.’
Several initiatives and issues in Canada’s book industry are bringing francophone and anglophone publishers together to support their authors and celebrate their culture.
StoryDrive Asia opens today (November 19) with a dual focus on copyright and technology issues, with a roster of international speakers.
As China’s children’s book market matures, publishers are look at ways to develop more local talent while maintaining a balance with foreign titles.
The Chilean-American Isabel Allende receives the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the National Book Awards.
Peirene Press founder Meike Ziervogel is spending a year in Beirut to learn the language and translate more of the region’s literature into English.
The Association of American Publishers enumerates complaints about the European Research Council’s much derided open access plan.
Azadeh Parsapour, the Iranian publisher and champion of work censored by Tehran, talks about the dangers her company and its authors must navigate to bring suppressed writings to a Persian-language audience.